Charlotte’s Top Dive Restaurants Call East Charlotte Home

Chef Vanessa Smith recently posted at Charlotte Agenda her picks for Charlotte’s Top 11 Dive Restaurants. Well, east Charlotte is home to most of them – six out of eleven! Vanessa’s east Charlotte picks include: Lupie’s Cafe, Dish, Landmark Diner, … Continue reading

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East Charlotte is Thrilled About the Opening of the Streetcar Tomorrow!

We’re so excited about the opening of Phase 1 of Charlotte’s streetcar tomorrow! Check out all the details! … Continue reading

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Not so Half Baked: East Charlotte Goes Up on the Roof

Check out Charlotte Agenda’s second installment of not-so-half-baked ideas. They propose a Rooftop District in east Charlotte’s Elizabeth neighborhood. Remember the streetcar opens next week! … Continue reading

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Volunteers Are Key to Taste of the World

On October 1, 2015, Taste of the World will again take participants on a food adventure in east Charlotte. Participants will gather at VanLandingham Estate before taking guided bus tours to three restaurants where sampling plates await. Buses will bring guests back … Continue reading

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East Charlotte Gallery a Top Art Pick for July

Check out Charlotte Agenda’s top Charlotte Art Picks for July. They call out the open figure drawing sessions at twenty-two located at 1500 Central Ave in Plaza Midwood. BYOMaterials. Anyone out there remember when this spot was Superior Feet? Ah, … Continue reading

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Queen’s Feast: Charlotte Restaurant Week East Charlotte Highlights

If you’re getting excited for Taste of the World and just can’t wait, you can try out a few east Charlotte restaurants during Queen’s Feast: Charlotte Restaurant Week July 17-26, 2015. Participating restaurants offer a prix fixe menu for $30 … Continue reading

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East Charlotte Celebrates Diversity

One of east Charlotte’s advantages is its diversity. People originally from all over the world now call east Charlotte home. This makes for a lively and cosmopolitan mix of cultures. A demonstration of that diversity is Charlotte EAST’s Taste of … Continue reading

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East Charlotte Grows Green with American Beauty Garden Center

American Beauty Garden Center, a retail garden center specializing in all aspects of sustainable indoor and outdoor gardening including nutrients, lighting, hydroponics and filtration recently opened a new store at 4400 Independence Blvd. A grand opening is scheduled for July … Continue reading

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Volunteer for Taste of the World

The 13th Annual Taste of the World Restaurant Showcase will take place on Thursday, October 1, 2015. Taste of the World has become one of the highlights of the fall calendar in Charlotte. We depend on the contributions of volunteers for … Continue reading

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Charlotte EAST Welcomes Legion Brewing

Legion Brewing is coming to east Charlotte’s Plaza Midwood neighborhood. They’re transforming the former Brodt Music building at 1906 Commonwealth Avenue into a brewery and tasting room. Charlotte Agenda has a great article on how the Legion Brewing team is … Continue reading

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